A colourful information book filled with 100 fascinating and surprising facts.
Jerome Martin has written children's books about science, history,
Shakespeare and food. Before joining
Usborne in 2014, he spent a decade studying literature at Harvard, Cambridge and the University of
Iowa, and several years behaving responsibly in a copywriting office. Now, he spends his working hours
researching delightful and amazing facts, his evening hours parenting two children, and the minutes inbetween
Alice James joined Usborne after working in primary schools for a while. She absolutely loves science, and over the years has lived with chimps, spent a month in the rainforest, studied Biology at Oxford University, and grown 200 carnivorous plants (not necessarily in that order). Whilst at Usborne Alice has worked on books on all kinds of science topics, from space to energy to the periodic table.